Great read just wanted to share!Many people admire writers because they get to work from home. It seems like the perfect way to maintain a work-life balance and I have looked upon them with great envy for many years. But is it really living the life of luxury? During covid times, so many have had no choice but to set […]
Negative thoughts drain you of energy and keep you from being in the present moment. The more you give in to your negative thoughts, the stronger they become. I like the imagery of a small ball rolling along the ground, and as it rolls, it becomes bigger and faster. That’s what one small negative thought […]
I watched a great movie called Force Majeure the other night. It is a Swedish movie about a family that goes on a ski vacation.
The trip is going well until they are eating lunch one day. The ski resort uses explosives to create small, controlled avalanches so that there are no big avalanches, and when they are eating one day, one of the avalanches comes a little too close to the restaurant and seems like it will crush them.
In that moment of panic, the mother in the family grabs her children and the father…grabs his iPhone.
In this era of capitalism, consumption and materialism rule supreme.
We are taught to constantly want in a manner that is unhealthy not only in preserving our resources on Earth, but also in matter of the soul! This passage says to “Love not the world”.
It is not a suggestion to not appreciate God’s creation. It is a commandment to not get attached to the superficial and fleeting love of worldly delights. With the amount of options available in our times, we can see how society has changed.
We can all witness this becoming a larger problem not just for society but also as individuals. As Jesus remarked, we may see that Love of the Lord is the only true route to salvation.
Regardless of what a man owns or collects, what he truly owns are the things that he can sacrifice.
Great read just wanted to share!Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Friends come, friends go, same old, others newSome young, some oldSome close, some… just to say hello Aquaintences we share special moments withOthers a smile or a niceties while waiting in lineClients that are special, turned friends…so sublime Ones that hold your hand when you are going through a rough […]